UNICEF: THIRD OF IRISH CHILDREN LIVE IN MATERIALLY DEPRIVED HOUSEHOLDS

Almost one-third of Irish children live in materially-deprived households, according to new rankings by Unicef.  The Fairness for Children report card by the international agency showed Ireland was seventh out of 41 EU/OECD countries, despite findings children are now the most neglected group in Irish society.  The league table of inequality in child well-being in rich countries focuses on the gap between children at the bottom and in the middle and shows growing inequality among children in high income countries writes, Noel Baker.

Irish Examiner Thursday 14th April 2016

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